Project Manager II (Engineering & Construction) - Halton Region

Halton Region
Project Manager II (Engineering & Construction)

At Halton Region, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. Halton Region is committed to providing accommodation to individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.
Halton Region serves more than 595,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to the delivery of high quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work.
We are committed to the delivery of high quality services in support of making Halton Region a great place to live, work, raise a family, and retire.  We are a supportive, challenging and rewarding place to work where you will be recognized for your accomplishments and contributions, and encouraged to grow and succeed in your career.
If you are looking for a role where you can lead a team towards the delivery of municipal infrastructure projects for the residents of Halton, we want to hear from you. Over the next 10 years, the Region will be investing over $5 billion in transportation, water and wastewater infrastructure. We are committed to delivering high quality infrastructure for the residents, businesses and visitors to Halton Region, and are looking for dedicated, forward thinking and enthusiastic individuals to join our Public Works team!
As an employer of choice, Halton Region recognizes the many benefits of hybrid work arrangements including flexibility and better work-life balance for our employees. Where the work permits, employees will have the choice to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals. Please note, this position is eligible for our Hybrid Work Program/Work from Home Arrangement.
Posting ID: 899
Department: Public Works
Division: Engineering & Construction
Job Type: Permanent
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Work Location: North Service Road Office - 1075 North Service Road West, Oakville (Hybrid)
Employee Group: OCT
Posting Date: July 15, 2022
Application Deadline: Posted until filled 
Job Summary
Reporting to the Senior Project Advisor, the Project Manager II will have the opportunity to deliver complex and innovative projects to the fast-growing community of Halton. The position will be involved in leading numerous capital projects from the start of preliminary design through to commissioning. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages numerous capital projects, informing the planning process and leading projects from start of preliminary design through to commissioning.  
  • Represents Halton Region at public consultations, presentations, open houses, and face-to-face interactions with the public, contractors, and regulatory agencies.
  • Designs in-house projects in accordance with engineering best practices and seals/stamps engineering drawings as appropriate.
  • Researches into and makes recommendations to adapt new technologies, techniques and materials in the design and construction of water, wastewater and transportation infrastructure.
  • Selects, directs and supervises consulting engineers in the design and construction of Regional capital works.
  • Obtains all necessary regulatory approvals.
  • Collaborates with operating and maintenance divisions and other departments (purchasing, budgets, legal and realty) to ensure effective project delivery.
  • Coordinates with all related stakeholders including local municipalities, utilities, etc.
  • Exercises effective cost and schedule control of Capital Projects.
  • Ensures that the works are constructed in compliance with the contract documents and Halton's Health and Safety Policies.
  • Ensures that all projects are delivered within expected timelines and in accordance with all applicable regulations, legislation and Regional policy and by-laws (i.e. MECP, MOL, MTO and Conservation Authorities). 
  • Acts as a key contributor in the value engineering exercises to ensure all infrastructure meets its intended functions in accordance with the project scope.
  • Ensures that any complaints received from the public during the work period are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Prepares reports to Regional Council.  

Additional Responsibilities

  • Provides input to continuous improvement working closely with the Engineering Management Office as well as upstream/downstream stakeholders. 
  • Contributes as a stakeholder to the planning of the 10-year capital (state of good repair) and development (allocation) programs.
  • Educates, coaches, and mentors junior project/engineering staff and project teams on their respective areas of the department.
  • Represents the Section on departmental or corporate committees as required. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) designation, registration with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technologists and Technicians (OACETT)
  • Minimum of three to five (3-5) years of experience in managing water and wastewater (linear and facility) and/or transportation projects.
  • Directly related experience in the areas of planning, including the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process, design, construction and commissioning of water and wastewater (linear and facility) and/or transportation infrastructure
  • Expert project management, strategic planning, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, along with strong facilitation, negotiation and dispute resolution skills


  • A Professional Engineering designation (P.Eng.)
  • Registration with the Professional Engineers of Ontario and a Project Management Professional (PMP) designation
  • Knowledge of evolving technologies
  • In-depth technical engineering and construction knowledge
  • Familiarity with relevant standards, documentation and legislation (Safe Drinking Water Act, Clean Water Act, Ontario Water Resources Act, Environmental Protection Act, American Water Works Association Standards, Construction Lien Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc.).

Working/ Employment Conditions
Working Conditions

  • Flexibility in working hours is required as there may be frequent trips to operational facilities and project sites; the incumbent must supply their own transportation.

Employment Conditions

  • A current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Records Check.
  • A valid Driver's license.
  • In support of the Region’s commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, the Region has a vaccination requirement for all employees. The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and able to provide proof of vaccination. The candidate will be asked to provide the Region with proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Ontario Human Rights Code. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Code, a request for accommodation can be requested and written proof satisfactory to the Region will be required.

Important information about your application:

  • In accordance with requirements in Ontario Regulation 191/11 – Integrated Accessibility Standards and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Region will accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  If you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please inform the Talent Acquisition representative of the nature of the accommodation(s) you require.  
  • Please submit your application online. We will accommodate individual needs for applicants with disabilities and others who are not able to apply online. If you experience any issues with submitting your application, please contact HR Access at 905-825-6000 extension 7700.   
  • Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the deadline date specified on the posting.
  • We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
  • Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.
  • If selected for an interview, you will be contacted by email and/or phone. Please ensure the contact information provided on your resume is up to date and that you check your email and voicemail regularly.


Organization: Halton Region
Location: Oakville, ON
Region: Zone 4
Professional Category(s): Engineering, Project Management
Posted: September 13, 2022, 11:10 am
Expires: September 27, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years

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